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If I had a lazy eye as a child, but my parents were fine, can I still pass it on to my own children?

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Dr. William Goldstein
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In brief: It's possible

There is some inheritance of lazy eye.
But, just as you had it even though your parents did not, you may or may not pass it on. Early eye exams (by age 5 or 6) will help with early detection.

In brief: It's possible

There is some inheritance of lazy eye.
But, just as you had it even though your parents did not, you may or may not pass it on. Early eye exams (by age 5 or 6) will help with early detection.
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